Born in Blackpool and brought up in Manchester, Gladys Vasey was one of twin sisters. She studied in the evenings with a Polish painter around 1909 after attending finishing school in Germany, and came to Newlyn to study with Stanhope FORBES; she also visited the Samuel John Lamorna BIRCH classes. She wrote for the Art Quarterly.
Royal Society of Portrait Painters; ROI
Manchester Academy of Fine Arts 1934; Royal Cambrian Society 1953-56; SWA 1961-65
Green Posing the Model
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall p289